Christmas Fruitcake Recipe
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Christmas Fruitcake

2 pounds of pitted dates, cut up
1 pound of Brazil nuts, whole
1 pound of walnuts, whole or half
2 small jars green & red Maraschino cherries
1 1/2 cups of flour
1 1/2 cups of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
6 eggs
1 teaspoon of baking powder
2 teaspoons of vanilla

Put nuts, dates and drained cherries in a bowl.

Mix sugar, flour, baking powder and salt. Add flour mixture to fruit and nuts, then add beaten eggs. Mix all together real well. Grease and flour the pans.

Bake 1 1/2 to 2 hours at 300F. You may put a small pan of water in the oven while baking to keep the cake more moist.


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